British retailer Ted Baker has appointed American fashion designer Michael Bastion as its interim creative officer, with immediate effect. In a short statement, Ted Baker confirmed to FashionUnited over e-mail: “We are pleased to confirm the appointment of Michael Bastion as interim creative officer […]

Tapestry, Inc. has announced a number of appointments to the company’s senior management team. These appointments, the company said in a statement, will strengthen Tapestry’s ability to drive sustained long-term growth at each of its three brands. “We are delighted with the appointments of Liz, Giorgio […]

Under Armour, Inc. has announced that Colin Browne has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Paul Fipps as Chief Experience Officer (CXO), a newly created position. Effective February 17, the company said in a statement, both positions will report directly to the company’s President and Chief […]

Stockholm-based fashion house Tiger of Sweden has confirmed that Bryan Conway has been appointed as its new design director, with immediate effect. Conway, who has been a part of the Tiger of Sweden family since May 2019 in his role of head of menswear design, will now take on the creative lead for […]

Olivier Theyskens has been named artistic director of Azzaro. He will be overseeing the brand's couture, ready-to-wear, and accessories collections for men and women. The designers first collection for Azzaro will debut during Paris Couture Week scheduled for July 5 to July 9. Theyskens succeeds Maxime […]

The John Lewis Partnership has announced the appointment of Nina Bhatia as Executive Director, strategy & commercial development. The company said in a statement that Bhatia will join on February 17, reporting to Chairman Sharon White as a member of the new executive team. Commenting on bhatia’s […]

Luxury British outerwear brand Shackleton has appointed former Moncler design director Sam Frenzel as its first-ever creative director. Frenzel, who has worked at Moncler, Valentino, Alexander Wang, and Chloe, will move to Shackleton with immediate effect, as the British brand continues to build its […]

Centric brands, owner and licenser of several fashion brands including BCBG Maxaria and Joe’s Jeans, has announced the appointment of Laura Ritchey to the role of Chief Operating Officer, reporting to CEO Jason Rabin. Ritchey will be responsible for developing the company’s global operating platform, […]

JCPenney has announced the appointment of six vice presidents, each bringing years of leadership, innovation, and expertise to the company. “We continue to build a strong and talented team of leaders at JCPenney who will champion us through our Plan for Renewal,” said Jill Soltau, the company’s Chief […]

With sales faltering, its fashion show canceled and consumers migrating to body positive brands such as Savage x Fenty, a new report by the New York Times came to add another nail in Victoria’s Secret coffin. More than 30 current and former executives, employees, contractors and models interviewed by […]

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